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Air Commodore R A Young (11062)


Robert Alexander           b: 17 May 1894                              r: 22 Oct 1946                                   d: 2 Mar 1974

? - xx xxx xxxx,

(Army): - 2 Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Lt: xx xxx xxxx.

(RAF): - Lt: 1 Apr 1918, Flt Lt: 4 Aug 1918, Sqn Ldr: 1 Jun 1932, Wg Cdr: 1 Jan 1938, (T) Gp Capt: 1 Jun 1940, Gp Capt: 1 Jun 1944, Act A/Cdre: xx Dec 1944, A/Cdre: Retained.

xx xxx xxxx:                  ?

 6 Nov 1918:                Transferred to Administrative Branch

24 Oct 1919:                Appointed to a Short Service Commission in the rank of Flt Lt (Admin Branch)

15 Dec 1919:                Admin Officer, Aircraft Park, India

 3 Jun 1922:                  Staff Officer, HQ No 12 Wing - Aldergrove

30 Apr 1923:                Transferred from General Duties Branch to Stores Branch.

29 Oct 1924:                Stores Staff, RAF Kenley (on opening of the SHQ)

26 Nov 1924:               Appointed to a Permanent Commission in the rank of Flt Lt (Stores Branch)

23 Feb 1929:                Stores Officer, HQ Iraq Command.

 7 Mar 1931:                Stores Officer, RAF North Weald

14 Mar 1932:               Senior Stores Officer, RAF Kenley

 8 Aug 1932:                 Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment.

xx xxx 1938:                 Equipment Staff Officer, Deputy Directorate of Equipment (2)

xx xxx 1940:                  Deputy Director of Equipment (4).

xx Dec 1944:                Senior Maintenance Staff Officer, No ? Group, Maintenance Command.

He gained his RAeC Certificate, No 3701 on 17 Oct 1916.

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